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SWEANOR: Could Big Tobacco Play a Part in Ending The Smoking Epidemic?

anti-smoking expert David inviting everyone to consider a different, and perhaps more effective approach. The below is a post by Sweanor explaining this perspective, shared by public health expert Clive Bates on his blog page.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:53
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[South Africa] Africa new frontline in anti-tobacco fight: activists

Africa and other developing regions are becoming increasingly significant battlegrounds in the effort to combat the spread of smoking, an anti-smoking campaign group warned on Thursday. But most countries in sub-Saharan Africa have inadequate monitoring
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 9, 2018 15:08

How children around the world are exposed to cigarette advertising

Research in more than 22 countries found cigarettes are being sold and promoted near schools by an industry that needs to recruit the young to maintain profits
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:04

[South Africa] Africa’s a tobacco target, but public health leaders are fighting back

A new “Tobacco Atlas” was launched Thursday at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, and it shows the continued trend in the tobacco industry to target vulnerable populations in Africa. Co-authored by American Cancer Society (ACS) and
Africa Times
added Mar 9, 2018 15:00

[Ireland] Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report

The latest edition of the Tobacco Atlas says that the industry is maximising profits by targeting the ‘vulnerable’ in places like Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
The (ie)
added Mar 9, 2018 14:54

Tobacco, Weapons Exclusions Reduce Norway Fund’s Returns

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages Norway’s $1.1 trillion Government Pension Fund Global, said that the exclusion of tobacco companies and certain weapons manufacturers have reduced the fund’s returns, in a recent report on the fund’s risk a
aiCIO (Asset International for Institutional Chief Investment Officers)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:36

Disentangling the roles of point-of-sale ban, tobacco retailer density and proximity on cessation and relapse among a cohort of smokers: findings from ITC Canada Survey

Conclusions Banning POS retail displays shows promise as an additional tool to prevent relapse, although these results need to be confirmed in larger longitudinal studies.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2018 23:26

Tobacco outlet density and adolescents’ cigarette smoking: a meta-analysis

findings suggest that exposure to tobacco outlets near home environments may be important for understanding adolescents’ past-month smoking. Restricting access to tobacco outlets and controlling the number of outlets in residential areas may be an effecti
Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2018 23:25


This Scientific Update explains the science behind PMI’s approach to achieving a smoke-free future through a range of alternatives to cigarettes that do not burn tobacco. The following pages include our product development and assessment efforts, as
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:17

New York Cigarette And Tobacco Products Tax Essentials

The tax on cigarette and tobacco products in New York State has two separate rate systems – one for cigarettes and one for tobacco products... Whatever its future, the Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Tax in New York is clearly a force to be reckoned with, Blog
added Mar 8, 2018 23:10
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